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Delerue, Georges 1925-1992

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Most widely held works by Georges Delerue
A man for all seasons by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England, has an unquestioning faith. As a devout Catholic, More refuses to support King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. In quest of a son, Henry wants to marry his mistress, Anne Boleyn. When the petulant king breaks with Rome and the Pope, More resigns his chancellorship in protest. Unsure in his new position as head of the Church of England, the king is unnerved by More's continued refusal to acknowledge his suzerainty. For his stubborn convictions, More ends up imprisoned in the Tower of London. For holding devotion to God and the Church dearer than his loyalty to the King, More dies
Jules et Jim = Jules and Jim by François Truffaut( Visual )

89 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before World War I, in Paris, a girl alternates between a French & a German student, and after the war they meet again to form a constantly shifting triangle
Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my love by Alain Resnais( Visual )

84 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most influential films of all time, Alain Resnais' first feature is a beautifully realised parable of love and war set in bomb-ravaged Japan. Following Night and Fog, his devastating chronicle of the Nazi concentration camps, Resnais was asked to make a film about the atomic bomb, and responded with this moody masterwork, a love story in which a French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) and Japanese architect (Eiji Okada) exorcise their memories of war during a torrid affair amid the ruins of Hiroshima. Utilizing an innovative flashback structure and Academy Award-nominated screenplay by novelist Marguerite Duras, Resnais delicately weaves past and present, personal pain and public anguish, in a film that defined the French New Wave
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Beaches by Garry Marshall( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the thirty year relationship between two very different women who meet at the beach and become best friends
Platoon by Oliver Stone( Visual )

90 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An idealistic new recruit arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his enemy is not just the Viet Cong, but also gnawing fear, physical exhaustion and the anger growing within himself
The Black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black, a stunning stallion and a world-renowned champion race horse, is stolen by mysterious foreigners. His young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno) frantically seeks his return. Alec stows away on a plane to Casablanca and crosses the perilous Sahara Desert. With the help of a special friend named Raj (Vincent Spano), Alec unravels the mystery of Black's theft
Silkwood by Mike Nichols( Visual )

16 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karen Silkwood, operaia e sindacalista in una fabbrica di materiale radioattivo, raccoglie prove e indizi di quel che non funziona nello stabilimento, ma, nell'andare a consegnare i documenti, muore in un misterioso incidente
Tirez sur le pianiste = Shoot the piano player by François Truffaut( Visual )

51 editions published between 1959 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlie Kohler is a piano player in a bar. Lena, a waitress at the bar, is in love with him. One of Charlie's brothers, Chico, a crook, takes refuge in the bar because he is being chased by two gangsters, Momo and Ernest. But Charlie's real name is Edouard Saroyan, who was once a virtuoso who gave up playing after his wife's suicide. Charlie now has to deal wih Chico, Ernest, Momo, Fido (his youngest brother who lives with him), and Lena. Charlie ends up stumbling into the criminal underworld and a whirlwind love affair
Le mépris = Contempt by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

73 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A screenwriter is torn between the demands of a proud European director, a crude American producer, and his disillusioned wife while he attempts to doctor the script for a new film version of The Odyssey
Le dernier métro = The last metro by François Truffaut( Visual )

43 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris, septembre 1942. Lucas Steiner, le directeur du Théâtre Montmartre a dû fuir parce qu'il est juif. Sa femme Marion dirige le théâtre en son absence et engage Bernard Granger, transfuge du Grand Guignol, pour jouer à ses côtés dans "La Disparue". Jusqu'au soir de la générale, la troupe subit les menaces du virulent critique de "Je suis partout", Daxiat, dont l'ambition est de diriger la Comédie-Française. Et si par amour pour sa femme, Lucas Steiner avait fait semblant de quitter la France et était resté cachée?
The day of the jackal by John Escott( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
The conformist by Bernardo Bertolucci( Visual )

24 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Repressing his homosexual drives, a young man strives for an "acceptable" life as a member of the Italian Fascist Secret Service and as a middle-class would-be wife-chaser, until an odd series of events makes him a willing murderer
Julia by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born to great wealth, the fiercely independent Julia devotes her life to political causes, fighting fascism in the 1930's. While traveling in Europe, playwright Lillian Hellman, a friend of Julia's, is swept into a dangerous world, smuggling money across hostile borders
Joe versus the volcano by John Patrick Shanley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and French and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stressed-out white-collar worker, who is convinced he has a terminal condition, is offered a taste of the good life and all he must do in return is leap into a volcano
Women in love by D. H Lawrence( Visual )

17 editions published between 1969 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nell'Inghilterra del 1920 una timida maestra si innamora di un ispettore scolastico, mentre la sorella, una scultrice anticonformista, dà vita a un rapporto passionale e torbido con un industriale. E anche tra gli uomini nascerà un sentimento ambiguo. (Mereghetti)
Le roi de coeur = King of hearts by Philippe de Broca( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in French and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Scottish soldier is sent to disarm a bomb in a French village that has been evacuated except for the inmates of an insane asylum. He doesn't realize that all his new friends are mentally unstable until he is crowned King
Crimes of the heart by Beth Henley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Magrath sisters are reunited after a bizarre incident. Together again under the same roof, they must overcome sibling jealousies and the family reputation for taking the easy way out
La nuit américaine = Day for night by François Truffaut( Visual )

39 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A movie about moviemaking on the French Riviera with the interplay between screen people in real life and the people they portray in films
La peau douce = the soft skin by François Truffaut( Visual )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Lachenay, a distinguished author and publisher with a wife and child, falls in love with a flight attendant, Nicole. Unable to decide between his wife and his mistress, Pierre keeps going back and forth between the two. Irritated, Nicole leaves Pierre, and an ironic, tragic twist of fate cuts short Pierre's plans to reconcile his marriage
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A man for all seasons
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Delerue, G.

Delerue, G. 1925-1992

Delerue, G. (Georges), 1925-1992

Delerue, George.

Delerue, George 1925-1992

Delerue, Georges

Delerue, Georges Henri Jean Baptiste

Delrue, Georges 1925-1992

George Delerue

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Georges Delerue French composer

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Hiroshima mon amour = Hiroshima, my loveBeachesJoe versus the volcanoLe roi de coeur = King of heartsLa peau douce = the soft skin